Resources

Resource NameDescription
SMU
Sobey School of BusinessThe largest business school east of Montreal with approximately 3,000 students. recently developed a new mission which includes a focus on: active learning, entrepreneurship and sustainability. Sobey School of Business has one of the broadest offerings of entrepreneurship courses in Canada. In addition it has recently launched a Masters in Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI).
Sobey School Business Development Centre (SSBDC)Sobey School Business Development Centre: The Sobey School Business Development Centre (SSBDC) was created 25 years ago to act as a bridge between the university and the business community.
3d PrinterThe SSBDC has SMU’s only 3d printer on campus available to any student with the desire to use it.
Data caveThe Data Cave is a three dimensional immersive environment designed for visualizing complex simulations. The ICA requested the Data Cave as a part of the ACEnet proposal in order to visualize our three dimensional hydrodynamic and magneto-hydrodynamic simulations of stars and jets.
Spark ZoneSMU has allocated “Spark Zone” space with 10 workstations (with computers) to
assist students in developing their entrepreneurial endeavors. The Sandbox opens to an
array of business development professionals who are able to provide “Just in Time”
assistance. We believe that connecting students and faculty with the business community around entrepreneurship unleashes their imaginations, energy, capabilities and desire to learn. We offer a rich mixture of opportunities for students, faculty and business to interact and grow.
Masters in Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI)The Master of Technology Entrepreneurship & Innovation curriculum takes knowledge and skills from management, marketing, leadership, finance, accounting, communications, economics and information technology and integrates them with best practices from industry to produce sharp, relevant learning. Students will access investors and partners in their quest to become a successful technology entrepreneur and innovator. MTEI is a full-time graduate studies program.
NSCAD
Design ProgramNSCAD University’s design program teaches students to communicate and
solve problems in fields ranging from print design to productive development, from
interactive media to information architecture.
Multimedia CentreServices include: help desk support; setup and maintenance of student-computing labs and classrooms; setup and maintenance of Multimedia printing services; general audio-visual resources and loans; analogue to digital conversion services; setup support, recording and editing of NSCAD public events; and scheduling and provision of one-to-one or group workshops for faculty in the use of Multimedia supported equipment and software.
Design Print ServicesDesign Print Services primarily supports our communication design programs, though its resources are available to the entire university community, including alumni. Complete printing facilities enable users to participate in any phase of the printing process, from pre-press through to bindery functions. Design Print Services offers a small computer lab, with four Macintosh computers and scanners for digital production and output.
Design Print Services equipment- an extensive collection of letterpresses
– a vast selection of lead type, wood type and cuts
– a bindery
– computer lab with four Macintosh workstations and scanners
– Xerox Doc12 colour copier and image processing unit, with wired/wireless data transmission capability
Design DivisionThe Design Division offers general studio space to first and second-year students. Students in years 3 and 4 of the BDes and MDes students have access to secure 24-hour studios with individual workstations and wifi internet. The Multimedia Centre and the Design Printshop are service centres for all design students. Fabrication facilities, including metal shop, wood shop and rapid prototyping (3D printer) are available at the Port Campus.
Photographic ServicesPhotographic Services offers generous access to equipment and facilities for all members of the university community, including students in Extended Studies courses. The photo area supports black and white and digital imaging processes, with teaching, laboratory and specialized production areas. Students enrolled in advanced photography courses enjoy 24-hour access.
MSVU
Centre for Women in BusinessThe Centre for Women in Business is the Mount’s on-campus entrepreneurship centre. While they focus mainly on helping female business owners in the
community, the Centre for Women in Business offers many opportunities for students as well.
Entrepreneurial ResourcesAn entrepreneurial focus in their Business and Tourism Program, including “Entrepreneurship in Canada” curriculum written by Dr. Mombourquette, Chair of the Business and Tourism Department.
Social Enterprise for a Day (SE4D)Social Enterprise for a Day (SE4D): This conference is annually held at the Mount. Attracts students from high schools, local universities and NSCC. Students learn about social enterprises, write business plans, and implement their business over a two-day period.
Career WeekThe Mount hosts two Career Week sessions, offering students an opportunity to learn about careers from roughly 35 speakers over a series of 5-7 panel sessions.
Business and Tourism DepartmentThe Mount’s Business and Tourism Department offers many activities for students interested in entrepreneurship. They host many events throughout the year to engage students in business activities, entrepreneurship activities, networking opportunities, and more.
NSCC
Y.E.S.(Your Entrepreneurial Self)Your Entrepreneurial Self (Y.E.S.) is a unique and individualized learning experience that NSCC offers to support entrepreneurial skill development in our students, staff and faculty.
IDEAS CompetitionA competition open to all NSCC students that encourages entrepreneurial-thinking, innovation and creativity. The challenge – develop an idea that excites you and has the potential of having business or community impact.
Women UnlimitedWomen Unlimited can introduce you to a whole new world of opportunities in trades and technology. Women Unlimited assists women with barriers to employment by exploring, preparing, obtaining and maintaining employment in the trades and technology fields.
Centre for the Built Environment (CBE)With an emphasis on sustainable building practices, environmental stewardship and collaborative learning, the Centre for the Built Environment (CBE) represents a new educational model. The CBE brings together trades and technologies to create change in the built environments of the future. Located at the Waterfront Campus, is an example of restorative building design, blending elements of the ‘natural’ environment with the ‘built’ environment to ensure the building and its operations do not contribute to environmental harm.